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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: The problem: smoking. One town’s solution: ban e-cigarettes?

Let us make this crystal clear, as the folks running Canton took pains to do: they propose to ban the safest forms of nicotine delivery — e-cigarettes and snus/smokeless tobacco — while specifically excluding the most addictive and lethal form of nicotin
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Aug 14, 2013 18:15
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[Massachusetts] Bill on Beacon Hill targets electronic cigarettes

A bill on Beacon Hill would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and ban their use in places where smoking is already prohibited. Under current law, minors in Massachusetts are prohibited from purchasing cigarettes, but they can purchase
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 14, 2013 11:10
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[Massachusetts] Mass. bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

The bill would restrict the sale of any tobacco or nicotine delivery product to minors and prohibit use of the products on public school grounds. The bill would also apply existing state public and workplace smoking bans to electronic cigarette use and r
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 14, 2013 02:10
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[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: There's no such thing as safe tobacco--even the fake kind

I'm okay with someone using an e-cigarette as part of a quitting strategy. But that's not the only way they are being marketed. … Making "smoking" seem glamorous and safe is just dumb.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 13, 2013 16:15
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[Massachusetts] Canton raises age to buy tobacco products, doesn't ban e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as e-cigarettes, dodged a ban, however, after residents and advocates voiced their support for the product as a viable means to help smokers quit. "The way the regulation was written it was a bit of an oversight,"
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 13, 2013 10:47
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[Massachusetts] Man Arrested After Seen Smoking Under 'No Smoking' Sign

Police say when they questioned the man, he was not giving them correct information. Police soon found the man, identified as Caleb Bickford, 29, of Boston, had two warrants out for his arrest for drug, disorderly conduct and trespassing charges.
WBZT.com
added Aug 12, 2013 18:08
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[Massachusetts] Canton board may ban electronic cigarettes

"We believed that it was just another nicotine delivery program that would circumvent rules about getting cigarettes to kids," Canton Public Health Director John Ciccotelli told WCVB-TV, a news partner of The Patriot Ledger. "We don't want to then chase
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Aug 12, 2013 17:37
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[Massachusetts] Border Residents Flock to New Hampshire for Cheaper Smokes

Less than a week after a $1-a-pack cigarette increase takes effect in Massachusetts, smokers are flocking to New Hampshire for cheaper cigarettes.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 12, 2013 17:33
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[Massachusetts] Canton to vote on raising age of buying cigarettes from 18 to 21

The Canton Board of Health will hold a public hearing Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Salah Meeting Room at Memorial Hall to discuss and vote on revisions to the Town's current Regulation to Prohibit of the Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 4, 2013 11:13
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tax hikes kicking in on gasoline, cigarettes

The excise tax on cigarettes is also increasing $1 to $3.51 per pack. The state has alerted retailers to begin collecting the new taxes, which were part of a transportation finance bill approved by the Legislature over the veto of Gov. Deval Patrick.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 31, 2013 15:53
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